Category Archives: Cyber Security (3)

Why Data Protection Should Be a Group Effort

Why Data Protection Should Be a Group Effort

Who is responsible for data protection in your organization? Whether you’re a large, established enterprise or a small startup, the answer should be the same: every member of your team is responsible for data protection.

Ransomware Attack on Illinois Attorney General's Office

Ransomware Attack on Illinois Attorney General's Office

The recent ransomware attack on the Office of the Illinois Attorney General demonstrates key takeaways for organizations in our area and everywhere. To ensure your network doesn't end up in a similarly compromised position, let's take a look and see what lessons can be learned to take some preventative measures, assess your IT security, and find […]

Why Ransomware Should Be Your Business’s #1 Concern

Why Ransomware Should Be Your Business’s #1 Concern

While cyberattacks in general are a growing threat for every small to medium-sized business, ransomware poses more dangers than most.

These 5 Industries Need the Best Cybersecurity

These 5 Industries Need the Best Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals have been creating chaos online for years. However, data breaches have grown in both frequency and intensity amid the pandemic. Research shows that breaches increased 273% in the first quarter, compared to the same period last year, mainly because so many businesses have taken their operations online.

Building Better Computer Habits

Building Better Computer Habits

Good habits are an important part of our lives - getting enough sleep and fresh air, spending time on a hobby or building a skill, or keeping in touch with friends and family - but many of us forget about having good computer habits. Developing wise practices around our computers and smartphones can make our lives easier and help us to stay […]

The Many Ways Scammers Like to Go Phish

The Many Ways Scammers Like to Go Phish

Most would probably say that they would NEVER fall victim to a scam, especially when reading over something as obvious as an email full of weird characters and broken grammar, or the classic Nigerian prince emails, but modern phishing scams can actually be quite effective. A well-executed phishing attack uses deceptive simple methods to confuse […]

What is Shadow IT?

What is Shadow IT?

Some people hear the term "Shadow IT" and assume it involves covert, problematic practices that are done to undermine the integrity of an organization’s IT efforts. In fact, it’s much more nuanced than this.

What's on the Horizon After Cybersecurity Month 2020?

What's on the Horizon After Cybersecurity Month 2020?

As Cybersecurity Month wraps up for 2020, it's time to look into the crystal ball for the next big technological leap. Actually, we don't have to look that far forward at all, one of the potentially biggest networking innovations is already here and the impact it might have on businesses, consumers, and really just about everyone in general is […]

Connected Healthcare and Security

Connected Healthcare and Security

Healthcare providers are heavily dependent on connected solutions to provide better patient care, decrease crisis response times, and improve efficiency throughout their organizations. Nowadays, almost every hospital and clinic relies on EMR software to house important patient records, connected medical devices to gather that information, and […]

Protecting All of Your Connected Devices

Protecting All of Your Connected Devices

This year has seen a major shift in the way we work, learn, and socialize online. For the many people working from home, the line between home and the office is not just blurred, it's been obliterated, leading to the need for additional security considerations. Part of that need is a growing abundance of IOT (Internet of Things) devices present […]

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